Thalía on Embracing Girl Power, Turning the Tables in Latin Pop

Thalía on Embracing Girl Power, Turning the Tables in Latin Pop For the vast majority of her time on Earth, Thalía has navigated the public gaze with ease and grace. The former child prodigy first garnered global fame in the Eighties as a vocalist in Timbiriche, a ...

Christopher Nolan On Why He’s ‘A Pain in the Ass to Everybody’ On His Sets — Cannes 2018

Christopher Nolan On Why He’s ‘A Pain in the Ass to Everybody’ On His Sets — Cannes 2018 As Cannes director Thierry Fremaux sought to bolster his auteur lineup this year, he brought in Martin Scorsese to open the festival with his “The Aviator” star, Cannes jury president Cate Blanchett. ...

Christopher Nolan On Why He’s ‘A Pain in the Ass to Everybody’ On His Sets — Cannes 2018

Christopher Nolan On Why He’s ‘A Pain in the Ass to Everybody’ On His Sets — Cannes 2018 As Cannes director Thierry Fremaux sought to bolster his auteur lineup this year, he brought in Martin Scorsese to open the festival with his “The Aviator” star, Cannes jury president Cate Blanchett. ...

Lionsgate, Hemisphere launch Spanish-language streaming platform Pantaya

Pantelion executives to oversee service. Lionsgate and Hemisphere Media Group have launched the Spanish-language streaming platform Pantaya. Most titles will appear exclusively on Pantaya including ...

La fièvre monte à El Pao

Luis Buñuel's most direct film about revolutionary politics brandishes few if any surreal touches in its clash between French star Gérard Philipe and the Mexican legend María Félix. Borrowing the ...

Daily | “Mexico at Midnight”

MoMA's week-long series Mexico at Midnight: Film Noir from Mexican Cinema’s Golden Age opens today. "Twice in this series," notes Alan Scherstuhl in the Voice, "in Julio Bracho's Crepúsculo (Twilight) ...

Daily | “Mexico at Midnight”

MoMA's week-long series Mexico at Midnight: Film Noir from Mexican Cinema’s Golden Age opens today. "Twice in this series," notes Alan Scherstuhl in the Voice, "in Julio Bracho's Crepúsculo (Twilight) ...

Film Forum Honoring Legendary Cinematographer Gabriel Figueroa

While the name Gabriel Figueroa may not be a familiar one to many, even those with a stronger affinity for filmmaking and the art behind it, New York’s own Film Forum is hoping to change that. On ...

Threads: "I love her to death"

Jose here, each Wednesday in "Threads" we'll be obsessing over a single costume we're fixated on that week. This week, because we're coming down from a Halloween candy sugar rush, we discuss the ...

Best of the Week: Screen Talking 'Interstellar,' Gothams vs. Oscars, 'Citizenfour' and More

Best of the Week: Screen Talking 'Interstellar,' Gothams vs. Oscars, 'Citizenfour' and More Catching Up on Fall's Best at Mill Valley Film Festival Cumberbatch vs. Hiddleston: Who's The Hotter Brit? (Dueling Videos) Edward Norton and Andrea Riseborough Dig Into Actors' Egos and "Birdman" ...

Morelia Fest Tips Hat to María Félix, Mexican Classics and Pawel Pawlikowski

Morelia Fest Tips Hat to María Félix, Mexican Classics and Pawel Pawlikowski Although I saw it last year in Morelia's Arturo de Cordova retrospective, I find the opportunity to see "The Kneeling Goddess," starring María Félix as well as de Cordova, irresistible, at the Morelia ...

Gardner, Crawford Among Academy's Career Achievement Award Non-Winners

Honorary Award: Gloria Swanson, Rita Hayworth among dozens of women bypassed by the Academy (photo: Honorary Award non-winner Gloria Swanson in 'Sunset Blvd.') (See previous post: "Honorary Oscars: ...

Cindy Crawford Stuns as Screen Siren Maria Felix on Marie Claire Mexico Cover: Picture

Cindy Crawford Stuns as Screen Siren Maria Felix on Marie Claire Mexico Cover: Picture Icon as icon! World-famous supermodel Cindy Crawford covers the upcoming issue of Marie Claire Mexico -- where she channels late screen siren Maria Felix, who rose to fame during Mexico's golden age ...

Cindy Crawford Sizzles on the Cover of Marie Claire—See the Pics!

Cindy Crawford Sizzles on the Cover of Marie Claire—See the Pics! From that flawless figure to the famous beauty mark that helped set her apart from countless models, little has changed about Cindy Crawford's amazing physical appearance since her '90s heyday. And ...

Cigar-Smoking Montiel: Husbands and Lovers from James Dean to Nobel Winner

Most recent film appearances, plus concert and television work Please check out our previous post: "Montiel La Violetera and Pedro Almodóvar Icon." Her last star vehicle of note was Juan Antonio ...

Mexican Movie Icon Photo Exhibit in L.A.

Jorge Negrete Exhibit: Mexican movie icon remembered in Los Angeles Jorge Negrete was one of Mexico’s biggest movie stars ever. Although the actor / singer died more than half a century ago — of ...

María Félix, Marlon Brando, Wallace Beery: 100 Years of the Mexican Revolution on TCM

Marlon Brando, Jean Peters in Elia Kazan's Viva Zapata! Ramon Novarro in Scaramouche on TCM Following Scaramouche, Turner Classic Movies will show a Mexican feature set during the Revolution, Roberto ...

Frida: raises an eyebrow | Reel History

There's a lot of painting by numbers in Julie Taymor's 2002 biopic of the radical Mexican Frida Kahlo, starring Salma Hayek. But when the facts are this colourful, why take artistic licence? ...

The significance of Nine for Anthony Minghella's legacy

Two years after his sudden death, what may turn out be Anthony Minghella's final work, Nine – an all-star musical about a director in dilemma – is about to appear. David Thomson hymns his friend 'Ant' ...

Longoria Parker Plans Felix Biopic

Longoria Parker Plans Felix Biopic Eva Longoria Parker plans to celebrate her Latina roots on the big screen - she is eyeing a movie about the life of legendary Mexican film star Maria Felix. The Desperate Housewives actress admits ...

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